Australian Catholic University - ACU reviews

(4.01) 135 reviews

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Australian Catholic University - ACU ratings

Average ratings for Australian Catholic University - ACU based on 135 reviews
Overall Rating
4.01
Job Prospects
3.94
Teachers
4.36
Course Work
4.13
Time Worthy
3.88
Money Worthy
3.88


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Positives: - Hands on learning enabling Practical Application
- Forced attendance to most classes means no desire to skip on a day you cant be bothered
- Enjoyable content that's relatable for future careers

Negatives: The business side of my course could be more organized.

Not a whole lot of continuity. Subjects al...

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August 2018
Year completed 2017

Positives: The course provided me fundamental professional development as a practicing teacher. It allowed me to also further network with industry professionals and conduct important research which was vital to student learning outcomes

Negatives: The course had rigid subject selection and there were no choices for electi...

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August 2018
Year completed 2014

Positives: Clinical placements throughout the semester and longer placements in third year to consolidate learning. Being able to experience hands on in the clinical setting to implement theory to practice

Negatives: Some units can be more related to the course

My advice to future students is: Search the course and enqu...

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Positive aspects are that it really goes in depth with the content of what you are teaching students. You learn how to write a good lesson plan and all of the psychology behind the developmental stages of children.

Negatives: Negative aspects include the length of time (4 years) but not a lot of practical time. ...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: The placement we receive for the practical units, the lab classes for practise

Negatives: Weekly group questions, being only given one lecture to attend and not being able to due to being busy, when assignments aren’t explained fully

My advice to future students is: If you don’t understand something in the un...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Tutorials generally consist of a maximum of 30 students which I find beneficial to get to know your teacher and in terms of seeking support from the lecture in charge of a unit they have been quite helpful.

Negatives: Having done a diploma of nursing and fast forwarding to the 2nd year of the Bachelor, I felt qu...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: It’s very practical, we work in simulation labs and for the most part, teaching stuff are incredibly dedicated and genuinely want you to succeed

Negatives: There have been some teachers that simply haven’t provided good quality teaching, and our feedback surveys to the university seems to be pointless. Past pape...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: Students and some units are super interesting

Negatives: Some teachers can’t do communicate properly in English, assignments aren’t set out well and hardly give assignments back by the turn around date, some subjects could only be a couple of weeks through a more interesting unit?

My advice to future students...

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July 2018
Year completed 2015

Positives: Flexible hours, professional lecturers

Negatives: Large amount of content, exams

My advice to future students is: Work consistently, have a good work ethic

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Positives: The course provides you with theoretical knowledge as well as practical professional experiences from the beginning of the course. From the first semester you are sent out into workplaces to gain knowledge and experience and you continue to do this throughout the course, over a variety of age groups. You are able t...

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